- Close Brothers & Company, 84 La Salle Street, Chicago, Illinois
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- This contract, for a piece of land in Cottonwood County, Minnesota, is between Close Brothers & Company for Wakefield Christy, and Thone Bottom of Cottonwood County, Minnesota. It is for the north half of the southwest quarter of Section 1, Township 104 North, Range 36 West of the fifth principal meridian. This is in Delafield Township, Jackson County, Minnesota. The contract involves 78.11 acres for the sum of $624.88 and includes a detail of payment made between May 21, 1891 and paid in full May 20, 1893. The Close Brothers & Company, composed of William Close, James Close, John Close, Frederick Close and S.H. Graves, organized in 1876 and located in Pipestone in 1883. They also operated under business names Western Land Company and the South Minnesota Land Company.
- Contributing Institution:
- Pipestone County Historical Society